Tag Archives: Civil Rights

Bill Would Give President Power to Disconnect Private-sector Computers from the Internet

Friday, August 28, 2009 Internet companies and civil liberties groups are alarmed by a U.S. Senate bill which would cede power to President Obama to disconnect private-sector computers from the Internet. A revised version of the bill by Sen. Jay … Continue reading

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In Domestic Spying Case, Obama DOJ’s New Arguments Are Worse than Bush’s

Thursday, April 9, 2009 The people at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) make a sobering case why President Barack Obama’s Department of Justice’s new arguments in a case involving warrantless wiretapping are much worse than those made by former president … Continue reading

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